7 Odd Yet True Facts From January 17

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Queen Kapiolani_and_Queen Liliuokalani_at_Golden_Jubilee Michelle Carr Crowe blog Jan. 15 2013 wiki imageI love learning new things, don't you? Here are today’s 7 curious facts from January 17.  

1773 - Capt James Cook becomes first to cross the Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S). 

1861 - Flush toilet patented by Thomas Crapper (yes, that is his real name). 

1871 - 1st cable car patented, by Andrew S Hallidie (begins service in 1873). 

1893 - Queen Liliuokalani is deposed in a coup by US businessmen and the Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic.  

1954 - Jacques Cousteau's first network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS).

1957 - 9-county commission recommends creation of BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit). 

1966 - Martin Luther King Jr. opens his campaign in Chicago. 

You may want to read my blog at www.activerain.com/results for more fun facts on history, real estate, home, life and other topics. 

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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Morning Michelle.

I've actually written about some of these facts.  Make it a great day

Jan 17, 2020 02:14 AM #1
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Michelle. Must say trivia of which I had no clue. Thanks! Enjoy your day!

Jan 17, 2020 03:55 AM #2
Alberto Pacheco
Home Smart Evergreen Realty - Northridge, CA
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Michelle, thank you for sharing, It's always great to learn about history.


Alberto Pacheco


Jan 17, 2020 09:02 AM #3
Beth and Richard Witt
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Always love learning new stuff... Happy Day

Jan 17, 2020 11:52 AM #4
Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Those were interesting Michelle. I especially like the one about Thomas Crapper getting the flushable toilet patented. How appropriate 

Jan 17, 2020 02:55 PM #5
Bob Crane
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 Hi Michelle,  Thanks for sharing these interesting historical facts about today.  

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